A Symposium

Venue: Eqbal Inn (Hira Bagh), University Road, Patiala.             Time: 10.30AM   Date: 11-12-2014
Religion and the Specter of the West
Author: Dr. Arvind-Pal Singh Mandair


Introduction

Presidential Chair: Dr. J.P.S. Uberoi
Rtd. Professor, Delhi University, Delhi.

Chief Guest: Dr. Balkar Singh
Rtd. Professor, Punjabi University, Patiala.
University, Patiala.

Special Guest: Dr. Harjit Singh Gill
Professor Emeritus, J.N.U., Delhi & Punjabi University, Patiala.


Discussant: Dr. Deepinderjit Kaur Randhawa
Head, Department of English, Khalsa College, Patiala.

Welcome Address: Damanjit Singh

Stage: Dr. Jaswinder Singh
Assistant Professor, GGS Dept. of Religious Studies, Punjabi University, Patiala.
















Research Papers




1) Religion and the Specter of the West:
Decolonizing Religious Studies and Contesting the Categories
(Reflections on the Book and its Reviews)

Navjot Kaur, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.



2) Ideology of Singh Sabha Movement:
Initiation into Modern Hermeneutics

Sukhwinder Singh, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.













Research Papers


1) Ideology and Interpretive Frameworks in Arvind Mandair’s
Religion and the Specter of the West

Puninder Singh, University of Michigan, U.S.A.


2) Rethinking Sound and Text:
Sikh Site of Resisting Ethnic Boundaries and Metaphysics

Amandeep Singh, U.S.A.


3) Religion and the Specter of the West:
Translation, Religion-making and Epistemic Violence

Amaninder Singh, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.








Comments & Remarks

Comments:
                                             Professor Himat Singh
                                             Dr. Gurmit Singh Sidhu
                                             Dr. Paramvir Singh
                                             Dr. Anurag Singh
                                             Amaninder Singh

Remarks From Chairs:
                                              Dr. Deepinderjit Kaur Randhawa
                                              Dr. Harjit Singh Gill
                                              Dr. Balkar Singh
                                              Dr. J. P. S. Uberoi
                             

Vote of Thanks:
                                              Maninderjit Kaur

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